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Posted on: May 18, 2020 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

Writing Through Workshop: Students’ Short Stories

PEPY Empowering Youth has a long-standing and wonderful relationship with Writing Through Organization. Writing Through trainers work with our students to help them develop their creative and critical thinking capacities primarily through poetry writing. Every week, we post a students’ poem that was bravely shared. But we do not get …

Varin Sharing Event
Posted on: April 6, 2020 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

Varin’s First Sharing Event: A Step Towards Success

PEPY’s Dream Management Project offers rural high school students the opportunity to begin to picture and plan a future for themselves by furthering their studies. For students in communities that are far outside of the city, lack of exposure can be one of the greatest barriers to continuing their education. …

Posted on: January 20, 2020 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

‘Our Story’: Inclusive and Collaborative Fundraising

On the evening of December 15th, 2019, PEPY held its first music and art exhibition at Bambu Stage to raise funds for our Youth Empowerment Project. The event, entitled “Our Story,” saw PEPY artists participating with Music for Everyone School’s performing artists and Genevieve’s Fair Trade Village’s artisans and painters. …

Posted on: October 30, 2019 Posted by: Kathryn McDaniel Comments: 0

Beyond Philanthropy: The Power of Donor Relationships

PEPY staff is committed to having honest and open dialogues with our donors and advocates. This is, in large part, to maintain a relationship of trust that ensures they will continue to provide us with the funding necessary to support our students. However, there is another, perhaps equally important reason …